Headquartered in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, with branches all over Peninsular Malaysia, the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association Malaysia (REHDA) was originally established in May 1970, originally known as the Housing Developers’ Association Malaysia (HDA).
In October 2000, HDA was renamed the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association Malaysia (REHDA). Starting from just 13 pioneer members, REHDA has grown from strength to strength to position itself as a key partner in the building Malaysia’s socio economic foundation as a nation and today boasts a membership of over 1,000 corporate members comprising of developers across Peninsular Malaysia, many whom are responsible for some of 80% of the total real estate built in Peninsular Malaysia.
REHDA is recognised as the leading representative body for private property developers, being involved primarily in advocacy and governance. Our members are involved in all types of property development, from traditional housing projects to condominiums, townships, towering commercial complexes, shopping malls, state-of-the-art golf courses, hospitals, theme parks and industrial estates.
Launched by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi on 12th July 2004, REHDA Institute seeks to address the property development industry’s increased training and research needs.
REHDA Institute acts as the training, research and educational arm of the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association Malaysia (REHDA). REHDA institute regularly organizes seminars and conference as well undertakes research work and report on various issues concerning the industry.
REHDA Institute’s roles include conducting research and development to encourage the continued progress of the industry and contribute higher value to the Malaysia economy as a whole.
Being the sole national representative body for property developers, REHDA plays a pivotal role in ensuring that developers’ views are heard by the relevant authorities and government agencies. REHDA is highly regarded by both the public and private sectors for its commitment to nation building and betterment of life through sustainable property development.